Loyola women top Towson


December 22, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Loyola women's basketball team held off a late rally by Towson to win its fifth straight game, 70-62, and end the Tigers' four-game winning streak last night at the Towson Center.

The Greyhounds (5-3) made eight of 10 free throws in the final two minutes.

Trailing 64-57 with 2:06 left, Towson pulled within 64-62 with 47 seconds left after LaShay Rose scored five unanswered points.

Youngstown State 69, Coppin State 62 -- Ashlee Russo scored 21 points to power the host Penguins (4-7) past the Eagles (1-6). Sherrie Tucker (17 points) led Coppin State.

UMES 73, St. Francis (N.Y.) 66 -- Toni Kennedy scored 28 points, including 16 in the first half, to lead the visiting Hawks (2-6) past the Terriers (1-8).


Chattanooga 85, Mount St. Mary's 74 -- Alphonso Pugh scored nine of his team-high 22 points in overtime to lead the Mocs (6-6) to a come-from-behind win over the Mount (2-8) in the fifth-place game of the San Juan Shootout in Puerto Rico. Landy Thompson led the Mount with a game-high 25 points.

Pittsburgh 77, Coppin State 51 -- Darryl Roberts led all scorers with 17 points in a losing effort for the visiting Eagles (0-9). Aaron Gray led a foursome of double-digit scorers for the Panthers (9-0).

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